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Friday, September 25, 2009



Colbert Exposes Attack on Easter Candy

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:30 PM PDT

Stephen ever-so-bravely defends our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ against the non-slanderous, non-accusation that wasn't made against Him.

I know "Where the Wild Things Are" - at a local skatepark

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:30 PM PDT

"My mom helped me make this wolf suit like Max's from Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak."

Dispelling Four Myths about Electric Motorcycles

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:30 PM PDT

Electric motorcycles are a great form of eco-friendly travel, although there are a number of myths/rumors being circulated about them. So we turn to Carl Vogel, author of the new book Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle as well as builder of an electric cruiser with a biodiesel side car.

All the Fashion Coverage That's Fit to Tweet

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:30 PM PDT

Before the September fashion glossies slip entirely from news stands, and as the memory of Fashion Week begins to fade, a quick look at where leading fashion titles stand in the Twittersphere.

Poll: Public Option Favored By 65% Of Americans

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:20 PM PDT

A New York Times/CBS poll found that 65% of respondents want a public health care option, while only 26% opposed such a plan.

Has Twitter's Growth Peaked?

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:10 PM PDT

An analysis from web stats firm Hitwise may indicates that Twitter has hit a growth ceiling.

MMA fighter scares the S*** out of EA executive

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:10 PM PDT

MMA fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller scared the hell out of an EA executive over his low ranking in an upcoming video game

5 New clips for Zombieland

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Billed as the american answer to Shaun of the Dead, Zombieland is by all accounts a riot, and we for one can't wait to see it. Have a look at the whole new clips.

As Detroit Mayor, Bing Does Not Sugarcoat the Issues

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Dave Bing, the former basketball star, delivers grim news daily, even as he seeks election to a full term in a city that has endured great upheaval and misery.

HP expects to outpace market in 2010

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday it expects to post revenue and profit in its next fiscal year in line with what analysts were expecting. The forecast is bolstered by improving conditions in the personal computer market, which appears to be on the mend after its worst slump in years. Weakness in HP's cash-cow printer-ink division isn't easing...

Neve Campbell Beats Dead Horse. Here comes Scream 4

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 04:50 PM PDT

But, hey, maybe Neve Campbell is ready for her comeback...... he blogs sarcastically.

I did not know Flags were this Delicious (Images)

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 04:50 PM PDT

Sydney International Food Festival is being flagged up by images of flags made from food. An advertising agency has come up with a campaign to promote the Sydney International Food Festival: flags made from food typical of each country.

Female Sprinter Faceplants Inches Short Of Victory [Video]

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 04:40 PM PDT

She must be embarrassed.

Studies Show Big Drop in Heart Attacks After Smoking Bans

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 04:30 PM PDT

The ban on smoking in public places, such as bars and restaurants, has been one of the greatest public health debates of the early 21st century. Now, two large studies suggest that communities that pass laws to curb secondhand smoke get a big payoff—a drop in heart attacks.

"Your Mom" Card Thrown in Senate Hearing over Maternity Care

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 04:10 PM PDT

"I don't need maternity care," GOP Senator Kyl said. "So requiring that on my insurance policy is something that I don't need and will make the policy more expensive." Dem Senator Stabenow interrupted: "I think your mom probably did."

9 Weird Mouth-Watering Meats [Pics]

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Animals you didn't know you were hungry for.

Google Earth launches climate simulator

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:50 PM PDT

...to coincide with the Copenhagen climate conference, now only a matter of weeks away.

US Says First Swine Flu Vaccine To Arrive Oct. 5

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:50 PM PDT

U.S. health officials say the first swine flu vaccine should be in some doctors' offices as early as Monday, Oct. 5.

Old woman playing guitar with an electric bulp

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:40 PM PDT

In Gomel (Belarus), an elderly woman playing guitar blues with an electric bulb.

Are Terrorists Targeting College Football?

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:40 PM PDT

Friday is not a day for the macabre, so I apologize in advance for expounding the theory that college football could be a target of terrorism. But there has been some movement, and the results are disconcerting, to say the least.

Incredible Accident! Bus Jumps Highway Rails Hits Video Crew

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Incredible Bus Accident Video Footage. A Bus Crashes and Runs Into Highway Cameramen, Jumps the Guardrail and the Man Escapes!

Nature inspired Robots.

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Mechanical engineer Sangbae Kim looks to animals to inspire his robot designs

Wild Life Expert Says Let the Pandas Die

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Naturalist Chris Packham claims pandas are an evolutionary dead end and we should spend our money elsewhere instead of trying to save them.

Frenchman arrested for driving drunk to police station

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:20 PM PDT

A Frenchman was arrested for drunk driving after taking his car to a police station to distribute Alcoholics Anonymous pamphlets there, police said Wednesday.

7 Vampires Around the World Worse Than The Ones In Twilight

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:00 PM PDT

It seems like every culture on Earth has some version of the vampire. And, believe it or not, they're all worse than the sparkling kind.

Flowchart To Determine If Your Girlfriend Is Cheating On You

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 03:00 PM PDT

Girlfriends are a lot like volcanoes: they're fascinating and mysterious, and at any time they can explode and completely blow your head off.

Have you ever been this tired?

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:50 PM PDT


Japan is home of the annual bottlenose dolphin slaughter

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Every year thousands of dolphins and small whales are killed between October and March in Japan's fishing villages, according to animal rights activists. "It's Dante's Inferno for dolphins".

28 Days Later, in One Minute, in One Take

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Because there can never be enough low budget British zombie films in the world. The main theme from the film was a little too grim, so we made a few changes....

Weirdest Stuff at the LA County Fair w/Dodger Coffin Pic

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:30 PM PDT

The Strange, The Cool and The Scary.

Calif. Bans High-Emission Air Fresheners, Paint Thinners

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:30 PM PDT

California air regulators have approved strict regulations for aerosol air fresheners, paint thinners and solvents as a way to lessen smog-forming emissions and what they see as a health threat.

New MMO Dragonball Online Official Trailer [HD]

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:01 PM PDT

Here's the new trailer for the upcoming MMO Dragonball Online. Having high hopes for this!

Kasparov beats Anatoly Karpov in a historic chess rematch

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 02:00 PM PDT

Garry Kasparov, considered by some to be the best chess player of all time, has easily won a historic rematch with his old rival Anatoly Karpov a quarter of a century after the pair first competed for the world title.

11 TV Characters Whose Job You Wish You Had

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:41 PM PDT

Some of the coolest and most unique ways that TV characters and personalities make a living …

15 Lessons the Star Trek Sequel Should Learn From BSG

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:41 PM PDT

Although STAR TREK was awsome, it's no slam dunk that the sequel will be just as good. With that in mind, here are 15 lessons that J.J. Abrams and crew should borrow from Battlestar Galactica.

Tennessee Coach Apologizes for "Wearing the Hood" Joke

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:41 PM PDT

Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl is apologizing for an off-the-cuff joke he made about a rural area of the state at a charity fundraiser. Pearl had joked, "I've got guys from Chicago, Detroit ... I'm talking about the 'hood!' And I've got guys from Grainger County, where they WEAR the hood.''

Bill Maher: WTF Happened to "Yes We Can"?

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:32 PM PDT

Can we get out of Iraq? No. Afghanistan? No. Fix health care? No. Close Gitmo? No. Cap-and-trade carbon emissions? No. The Obamas have been in Washington for ten months and it seems like the only thing they've gotten is a dog.

Ubuntu 9.10: New Login Screen Revealed

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:32 PM PDT

The login window that will be greeting all users of Karmic Koala has finally been revealed.The GDM design, as with the XSplash, sticks very closely to the mock-ups the Ubuntu Design Team shared back at the start of this ride…

Bigger and Faster Growing Tomatoes Thanks to Carbon Nanotube

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:21 PM PDT

Researchers have found a technique to make tomato plants sprout earlier and grow faster. In this process, tomato seeds are exposed to carbon nanotubes...

Even water fountains are RSS-enabled

Posted: 25 Sep 2009 01:21 PM PDT

The Internet has become so ubiquitous that now even this water fountain is RSS-enabled.

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